Take That, AP Style! Court of Law Rules The Oxford Comma Necessary

Who cares about the Oxford comma? That’s a $10 million question.

Source: Take That, AP Style! Court of Law Rules The Oxford Comma Necessary 

Evidently, those of us who are grammar snobs, or the grammar police, as some might say, are right after all! This is good news for editors and writers everywhere who insisted that the Oxford comma was needed.

Now, if we can just get Microsoft on board with this for Word and other Office 365 products, that would be great. Office 365 continually tries to point out that my Oxford commas are grammatical mistakes when I know they are not.

What do you think about this decision? Include your comments below.

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Danielle M. Villegas is a technical communicator who has recently started her own technical communications consultancy, Dair Communications. She has worked at the International Refugee Committee, MetLife, Novo Nordisk, BASF North America, Merck, and Deloitte, with a background in content strategy, web content management, social media, project management, e-learning, and client services. Danielle is best known in the technical communications world for her blog, TechCommGeekMom.com, which has continued to flourish since it was launched during her graduate studies at NJIT in 2012. She has presented webinars and seminars for Adobe, the Society for Technical Communication (STC), the IEEE ProComm, TCUK (ISTC) and at Drexel University’s eLearning Conference. She has written articles for the STC Intercom, STC Notebook, the Content Rules blog, and The Content Wrangler as well. You can learn more about Danielle on LinkedIn at www.linkedin.com/in/daniellemvillegas, on Twitter @techcommgeekmom, or through her blog.
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